Jade is a rising junior at Brown University. She is majoring in Biology with a focus in Physiology and Biotechnology and is also on the pre-med track.
Her research focuses on malaria resistance, specifically resistance found in Plasmodium falciparum. She is working on a team devoted to developing a transmission-blocking vaccine for this type of malaria.
Outside of her studies, she serves on the board of her sorority, Delta Gamma, as head of the philanthropy sector. She also volunteers at local meal sites, assisting the staff wherever there is demonstrated need. She is currently interning at Connect for Health, which provides low income families with resources essential for their health and well-being such as utility assistance and access to groceries.
In her spare time, Jade loves to read, bake, and scuba dive.